Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 338021

Senior Legal Counsel

Location Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
Team Support Functions
Working Hours 40
Salary 0

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?





Our Legal team based in Ashby de la Zouch are looking to recruit a meticulous and forward-thinking Senior Legal Counsel where you provide legal advice across our UKI business with a particular focus on supporting the senior leadership team in the negotiation of complex commercial contracts.




Reporting into the UKI Legal Director, you will work in conjunction with crucial stakeholders to determine the strategy, approach and management of complex commercial matters, including recommendations and decisions. You will draft, review and lead on negotiations for a large variety of commercial contracts and documentation for all CEVA product lines.


You will provide advice and guidance on compliance with statutory and other regulations, assess and advise on legal liabilities issues, mitigate legal risks and instruct, manage and supervise on external legal counsels where appropriate reducing external legal spend. You will provide training on legal regulatory matters and business rules and maintain up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation, case law, codes of practice and policy.


In addition, you will provide assistance to the Global Legal Function and Legal Director as required, including working alongside and supervising other members of the legal department.    




To be successful in your application you will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with significant experience within commercial law, skilled in negotiating and drafting complex legal arrangements and experienced in executing complex projects that require input of multifunctional teams, therefore experience of working within a complex or multi-site environment would be ideal. You will have exception working knowledge of corporate and commercial law, with the ability to understand and interpret complexities within case law and statutory regulations.


It goes without saying that you will be an excellent communicator able to build vital relationships internally and externally. You will be a self-starter, natural problem solver and logical thinker with a proactive approach and strong commercial awareness. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing 3PL business and expand your commercial career. 


Experience of working within a complex or multi-site environment would be ideal.




With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.




We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland.